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  • 144th Fighter Wing trains for fighter jet integration in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Ten U.S. Air Force F-15s and more than 200 Airmen assigned to the California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing deployed to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to support Dissimilar Aircraft Combat Training with F-22s from the 3rd Wing.The training April 11-28 included

  • Alaska Air National Guard’s 168th Wing refuels Red Flag

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska – There is no need to stop for gas when the Alaska Air National Guard’s 168th Wing delivers. Airmen of the 168th Wing led a tanker task force refueling Red Flag-Alaska 22-1, enabling joint and multilateral training April 28-May 13.Red-Flag Alaska is a nonstop flying

  • Cyber warrior Arctic Guardians help protect Alaska skies

    Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK -- The 176th Wing of the Alaska Air National Guard is prepared to answer the call of the state and nation, no matter the time, no matter the place. This paradigm might elicit thoughts of gray planes in the sky and boots on the ground. What it might not elicit are

  • Alaska Air National Guard helps rescue plane crash victims

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Alaska Air National Guardsmen of the 176th Wing worked with Alaska State Troopers and the U.S. Coast Guard to rescue five victims of a March 5 crash of a Cessna 206 airplane at Lake Iliamna.The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center received an emergency locator

  • Alaska Air National Guard rescues two hikers

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Alaska Air National Guardsmen of the 176th Wing rescued two hikers in distress Jan. 30 at Hatcher Pass on the Gold Mint Trail.The hikers notified Alaska State Troopers using a satellite communication device, and the AST asked for assistance from the Alaska

  • Alaska Airmen rescue stranded ATV rider near Knik Glacier

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Alaska Air National Guardsmen with the 176th Wing rescued a stranded all-terrain vehicle rider Jan. 19 near Knik Glacier east of Palmer.The mission began after the Alaska State Troopers requested assistance from the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center.Under